The Dispatcheris responsible for assisting in the management of the Expo 2020Logistics fleet of trucks and operational vehicles and the Driversmaneuvering those vehicles.
The Dispatcher must liaise directlywith internal and external stakeholders and maintain contractualobligations throughout the Fit Out Phase, Event Time Phase andDecommissioning.
The main responsibilities of thisrole include :
Responsible for managing all trucks obtained via Expo2020 Logistics’ third party logistics provider (3PL) andoperational vehicles;
Accountable for managing the health’of each vehicle : oil and petrol levels, tire pressure, telematicssystems, ensuring each cab is clean prior to dispatch and that allsystems are working;
Responsible for maintaining Driver schedules and ensuringthat working hours are adequate and in line with theproject;
Responsiblefor administering Driver Training on a constant basis or asrequired by the Driver and Fleet Manager;
Directly liaise with the Driver and FleetManager to review current planning assumptions and modeling ofoperations;
Supportsthe Driver and Fleet Manager with audits to ensure compliance withthe 3PL, local, Federal and Expo guidelines for safety, hazardousmaterials, security, environmental, and OSHA;
Supports in the development of acomprehensive report at the end of the event detailing each eventphase in terms of efficiencies, areas of the operation that needfurther development, and how operations were improved by taking amore sustainable approach;
Maintain communication channels with and between driversand suppliers;
Responsible assisting in the contract management of the3PL regarding vehicles, Drivers and maintenance;
Must be an expert in the developedDriver training program that combines general knowledge with Expo2020 Dubai site specific information.
2+years’ experience in a Fleet and / or Driver Managementrole, a minimum of 2+ years in managing a hub or freightdistribution operation with direct exposure to externalstakeholders :
A bachelors degreewith in a relevant field;
Experience managing personnel and being responsible for ateam of individuals;
Experience in the use of scheduling and / or and transportsystems;
Excellentexperience in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office;
Excellent communication skills inboth written and spoken English; ability to express complexconcepts clearly and simply;
Understanding of vehicle maintenance and mechanicaltroubleshooting;
Experience in resource restoring andscheduling;
Experiencein major events;
Understanding of logistics and supply chainmanagement.